Penicil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Penicil pĕn"ĭ*sĭl (mented) A tent or pledget for wounds or ulcers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n penicil In entomology, a brush of hairs; a little bundle of divergent hairs, as those on many caterpillars.
    • n penicil A tent or pledget for wounds or ulcers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Penicil pen′i-sil a brush of hairs: a pledget for wounds, &c
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. penicillum, penicillus, a painter's brush, a roil of lint, a tent for wounds

Usage


In science:

Application aux ´ecosyst`emes aquatiques (Penicil lo haere, nam scalas aufero), PhD thesis, Le Havre University.
Different goals in multiscale simulations and how to reach them
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